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through hurricane katrina know a thing or two about getting back on your feet. so, hundreds of them packed up and drove east to staten island, new york, to help those recovering from superstorm sandy. they say they're just returning the kindness that so many new yorkers showed them in their time of need. dan bowens of wnyw has more. >> new york, staten island, sandy ruined hundreds of homes and we found volunteers working hard to pick up the pieces. >> and the water height is where this is. >> flood waters reached above the windows inside randy's house and several people he didn't know helped him clear out the debris. >> touching, heart warming is not near enough a ward to describe how you feel when these things are going on. and people tyke time out of their life. >> and the neighbor was feeling overwelcomed, debris everywhere in the back yard and then this group just showed up and started cleaning. >> without the 25 hands with me, i wouldn't be able to do anything. >> among the hundreds of workers and volunteers, who come to staten island today and there are hundreds assisting with the c
of katrina because he knew how to get the job done. what do you think of that? when parties get their butts kicked like democrats did in '72, republicans did in '64, when they thought they had -- well, those races didn't look good to begin with, but right now what do you do when you're in a party leadership position? >> if they don't adhere to what bobby jindal is talking about, the senator from new hampshire. if they don't understand haley barbour, i can assure you democrats are really going to get that message and, believe me, if democrats organized the red state like they did in ohio this time around or like they did in florida this time around or like they did in one or two other states this time around, those red states would send the numbers that nancy pelosi needs to become speaker again. and that's going to happen if the republicans keep thinking like mitt romney. >> you know, that's the question, ashley, and that is as you see the demographic changes, younger voters tend to be more liberal. a lot of hispanic people moving into the country having a lot of kids and voting and being c
is that there are pockets that are very similar to some of the hardest-hit areas after katrina. >> reporter: the company plans to help rebuild seaside heights, still closed off to residents. back in staten island, patrice says she doesn't know what's next, but she does know what she needs. >> i need some place to stay permanently. that i can afford to pay once fema help ends. >> reporter: and this is a community-based center run by volunteers. also fema has set up 55 centers throughout the hardest-hit areas of staten island. >> michelle frandsen, thank you. >>> meanwhile, the red cross says it's received $117 million in donations to help victims of sandy. and tells us that so far its response has been near flawless. but that's not what we heard in some hard-hit areas of new york city where storm victims claim the country's preeminent disaster relief organization has been missing in action. here's nbc's senior investigative correspondent lisa myers. >> reporter: two weeks after sandy hit, residents of breezy point, new york, still wonder if more help will ever arrive. >> we haven't seen red cross at all.
. we had katrina years ago. there are things that will disrupt the economy. 9/11 was an extraordinary case. but we have a very resilient economy. we've had one for hundreds of years. and the fact that they can't get along for the month of january is not going to torpedo the economy. >> so i want to make clear, he wants to see a deal made. but he says, you have to be willing to go past december 31st. if you need to, you have to make every attempt to reach a deal. but he says, quote, don't roll over and give away the store. he sees the president in his second term being able to hold a very hard line. bottom line, you know where he stands on taxes. he wants them much higher. >> talking about taxes, how much higher? >> that's the question, getting specifics. i asked him that on capital gains taxes, money made off of investment, but also on income taxes for regular people. take a listen. >> are you saying there's no taxation level that's too high? whether it's capital gains or investments or income? >> we certainly prospered with capital gains rates, more than double what they are currentl
. >> this is our katrina. >> reporter: in new jersey and new york more than 4,000 residents are staying in shelters. nearly a quarter of a million people are still without power nearly two weeks after the storm hit. on long island, protests and anger that the utility company lipa hasn't worked quickly enough. >> we are cold, tired and we want our power now. >> reporter: today the agency says power has been restored to 93% of long island. meanwhile new york joined new jersey ordering gas rationing rules to help reduce long lines and frustration at the pump. this as hundreds of volunteers fanned out across neighborhoods including staten island to bring relief. part of new york city's designated volunteer day to help the thousands still dealing with sandy's destruction and showing the victims that they are not alone. >> thank you for helping. i appreciate it. >> reporter: homeland security secretary janet napolitano is scheduled to be back tomorrow. this time to visit a disaster recovery site in staten island. meantime, residents here are still waiting for the power to come on. governor chris christie
to $100 billion in damage in the u.s., more than hurricane katrina. >> we are looking for high-risk cargo that comes into the country. >> reporter: ricardo shelter is the port director of baltimore for border patrol. the agency intercepted five insects never seen before. >> you could have crops that are destroyed in the united states. you could have interception of a pest or plant product that can make people sick. >> reporter: just look at the what the brown stinkbug has done, a native of china first spotted in pennsylvania nearly 15 years ago. >> we are spot picking right now. >> reporter: the stinkbug hit islamorada farmer bob black's orchard hard this year. >> you can see that the stinkbugs have sucked some of of the justice out of the cells. >> he will have to sell these apples for juice. >> more damage than i anticipated. >> reporter: and get half the price he would for a good apple sold in stores. the problem with invasive pests like this is there are no natural predators here so farmerss have to spray to keep the crop damage down. that increases their cost, a cost which is passed
. >> this is our katrina. and i expect the people of this state to be treated with the same level of compassion and generosity that the citizens of louisiana and mississippi and alabama were treated in the aftermath of hurricane katrina. >> michael graham told me out on staten island as well. more than half a million households are still without power. 40,000 homes on the rockaway peninsulas. deb fayerick is there and how angry are people? >> people are so frustrated and angry. it's been only 12 days since the storm hit. you're not too far from jfk. that light is basically illuminating a corner. that means there's no heat. boilers can't work. there are no washer triers, no way to charge a cell phone. no way to use a computer to access any sort of outside help, so they feel they're just being cut off here and they cannot understand why atlantic power authority, which is a state-owned company, can't get the lights on. we spoke earlier to couple of people at a rally and they were so frustrated. take a listen. >> restore the power to our community now! now! we're done! >> you know, and you just, yo
's cold in rockaway. the best thing about katrina it happens in new orleans during the summer is it wasn't cold. but the devastation along the coast line is similar. just without the flooding. the water just stayed there. in katrina the traditional hugertraditionalhurricane damage was not the problem. it was that the floodwaters stayed. >> eliot: the lack of fundamental energies, heat food, the devastation the public is getting equally upset in terms of the frustration levels. >> i don't think the people people--rockaway is the peninsula which is have very interesting point because it starts at breezy point, and then it goes down to the far rock rockaway. so you've got this racial ethnic kind of kaleidoscope there. but then you have everybody in the same boat because anybody has any power or water. no hot water. and it's just--it mounts up. it's like a geometric progression. if you don't have heat and hot water for four days. that's in the so bad. but every day that you go through it, and now it's almost been three weeks it becomes more and more horrific. >> eliot: erroll, the anxiety le
. that makes it the second most spoansive storm after hurricane katrina. president obama will visit the new york city area later on this week. >>> for the first time since the uprising started in syria, israel has been drawn into the fighting. israel fired warning shots across the border after a stray mortar from syria hit a military post in the golan heights. the military says no damage or injuries were reported inside israel but israeli official are threatening tougher retaliation for attacks continue. >>> how some people are pitching in to help victims of the superstorm recover by donating their vacation days. let's check in with tucker when we come back. ♪ [ male announcer ] from our nation's networks... ♪ ...to our city streets... ♪ ...to skies around the world... ♪ ...northrop grumman's security solutions are invisibly at work, northrop grumman. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> welcome back. because of veterans day or t
only katrina. a staggering figure. >> mark strassmann, thank you. >>> time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. the jerusalem post says united nations is calling for restraint after israel fired a warning shot at syrian troops. it was retaliation for a mortar round that landed near an israeli military post. israeli officials say the mortar was not aimed at their positions but they want to make sure syria's violence does not spill across the border. >>> britain's guardian says venice, italy, is getting some of the worst flooding ever reported. rising sea water has flooded 70% of the city. the flood surge which is five feet above normal was triggered by weekend >>> it's a chilly start to the day around the bay area. the sun coming up toward pleasanton and looks like nice sunny skies, but cold temperatures in spots. just above freezing in fairfield, 38 livermore. you get the idea, a chilly start to the day. these temperatures fairly mild, mid-60s in livermore. cool out toward the coastline, a little breezy there. the next couple of days should be
are competing with us. we came together for sandy, we came together for katrina, we're in a tough spot, and we all need to come together again. shannon: look at you guys agreeing. >> i agree. shannon: i feel a little bipartisan love. that's a great place to leave it. gentlemen, thank you both, and we hope the folks in washington are listening. >> thank you. >> climb buy ya. [laughter] shannon: a troubling new timeline on the deaths of four americans in libya that suggests the pentagon didn't know we were under attack for almost an hour after our ambassador sounded an alarm. pete leg seth next on why that might be, that the pentagon didn't know. >>> and what looks like a joke is now quietly growing in support as hundreds, then thousands of people sign petitions requesting that their individual state secede from the union. we're going to show you who and what is behind this effort. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis sympto. but if you have arthritis, staying a
. they know first hand about the struggles that are in this community. hurricane katrina victims drove up from louisiana. >> you all came to us in our dire need. >> i was in line 7 years ago lined up getting more. it was nice to give back. >> the outpouring of love and support and help it is so overwhelming. >> lower receipt and her family lost their home but they pulled knees photos from the rebel. they haven't lost their faith. >> nothing else ex security family and love and memories. >> i love this kid. >> brings tears to my eyes. >> kids always know just how to put it. did you see that big pot of jambalaya? mmm, mmm. a terrifying scene. a deadly explosion rips through the neighborhood forcing hundreds of people to run from their home. >> military bribes getting a big gift for their big day. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. can you start the day the way you want? can orencia help? could your "i want" become "i can"? talk to youdoctor. orencia reduces many ra symptoms like pain,
's second costliest storm behind hurricane katrina. nearly 67,000 hopes served by long island power authority are still without electricity. storm victims complain they are being help in the dark when it comes to getting information from that utility. new problem is gawkers residents say they feel like zoo animals with so many people driving by and snapping pictures. >>> latest victoria secret fashion show giving retailers more exposure. bloomberg business report is next >> new study out that expectant moms need to hear, next, possible link between common illness and autism. >>> unusual financial dilemma facebook is putting lucky peninsula communities in. >>> candlelight vigil in east bay honoring memory of 19-year-old murder victim. police are >>> welcome back. clouds and rain moving through the northern part of the state scattered showers one or two may leak into the north bay other than that it is going to be quiet and warmer. low to mid 60s, -- [ inaudible ] >>> important new health stud links flu during pregnancy to autism. the study looked at nearly 97,000 children 8 to 14. th
's just been so good. so grateful. >> so how can we end up with better statistics than after katrina when 35% suffered mental illness and others had heart attacks from the stress? with well organized shelters like this one, victims of sandy are getting the support they need. bret? >> bret: dr. seigel, thank you. >>> the head of engler compounding center linked to -- new england compounding center linked to the meningitis outbreak plans to plead the fifth at wednesday's hearing before the energy and commerce committee. so far, 32 deaths have been reported. the necc sister company has a host of problems. issues range from manufacturing, to sterilety and quality control. they found leaky ceilings, insect and unsanitary conditions. ameridose said in a statement monday it will work to address the issue. a battleground state cuts food stamp benefits two days after the election. victoria's secret ruffles feathers. grapevine is next. that's one smart board. what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] [ laughs ] [ whooshing ] tell me about it. why am i not going anywhere? you don't believe h
and uneven sfons to katrina and being too slow to spend money in haiti. as for sandy, mcgovern says it poses unique challenges, victims stacked in high rises, a storm area the size of europe. now, we asked mcgovern why if her dwrup is doing such a great job so many are upset with the red cross. she says there are a lot of people hurting and hearing the cries for help and will respond aas quickly as possible. by the way, the red cross does promise that 91 cents of every dollar donated will be spent to help victims of this storm, tamron. >> thank you very much for that report. and a major overhaul at the world's largest broadcaster. the top two officials at london's bbc now out in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal that is epic. we'll get the latest from london on what's happening there. plus, an interesting question from our first read team. here's the question. is the independent vote overrated? what is your answer? it is certainly worth asking after governor romney won among independents but lost the election. don't tell us your answer. after the break tell us and scream it at the televi
worked katrina, many worked -- spent extensive time repairing lines, never seen lack of maintenance, lack of management, lack of understanding. they called the situation the worst they have ever seen. that's why with many of these condition, tyler, being public, so important for investors to understand what could happen f this was a stock this would be at zero now. zero. >> the management would be out of there today. they would be done? >> correct. >> talk about another guy that you met a major player on wall street and his experience. again, here we are, new york city, parts of downtown, 55 water street, major building downtown still without power. we actually ran into a gentleman in the local deli here, a great place everybody goes to he was in there for the free wifi because he lives in old west bury, works in downtown manhattan, actually in there i think we have a picture of him, there he is, basically having to access online and do his job from there. again, much of the national media has left this. this is still happening and this is now over two weeks since the disaster. >> absolut
, survivors from hurricane katrina. amtrak hope made its way from slidell, louisiana, to newark, new jersey. organizers wanted to focus their efforts on smaller cities that may have been otherwise overlooked. they brought clothing, batteries, and diapers to hurricane survivors. much needed. >>> today is a global day of action for a young girl targeted and shot by the taliban all because she wanted to get an education. >>> and one man uses his camera to document dramatic changes on planet earth. he said glaciers are shrinking due to global warming. you'll see his evidence just ahead. >>> how about this? the rover curiosity is bringing us amazing pictures and insight into what the planet mars is like. what was it like to get the mission off the ground? coming up, you'll meet the woman who led the team. ♪ introducing the new 13-inch macbook pro, ♪ with the stunning retina display. ♪ for the pro in all of us. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. ♪ make it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. evidentiary hearing fo
the katrina case, but a hard, hard case to win. it's an act of god. we set up and were properly set up an ordinary storm, but not something like this. 100 year storm. >> when you look at the cases dealing with katrina. do you think they have a pretty strong case, that they're not ultimately going to lose this? >> well, i think the utilities can put a strong defense on the board. the defense being we didn't anticipate a storm of this magnitude hitting the east coast of the united states. e-mail yonz of dollars were recovered in many suits against utilities, marinas, the u.s. army corps of engineers, huge numbers of class actions filed during the course of that litigation. bp, of course, just settled today in a criminal case. i wouldn't say that, you know, the long island people and the new jersey people are going to lose. they have got to prove that this was gross nelgs, that they should have anticipated a storm of this magnitude, and weren't properly prepared. >> also, breach of contract. you mentioned that as well. how did they do that? >> well, whenever you sign up with the utility c
. the damage might wind up costing $50 billion, second only to hurricane katrina. are these super storms related to global warming? >> there's two things to think about. one is, will there be more storms? and the second is, will more of those storms be intense? >> reporter: john mutter teaches environmental science at colombia university. >> what's happening is that if the world is warmer overall, the area that's occupied by the tropics will get larger. so if the tropics expand, they'll bring with them their tropical weather which includes hurricanes. so imagine that now we had ten hurricanes per year and two of them are really monsters. in the future, the expectation is there will still be ten but four of them will be monsters. >> reporter: there may be plenty of legitimate scientific disagreements and plenty of nasty bickering online about how much climate change we're seeing now. but the really frightening part is what's coming. >> i can actually show you temperature over centuries. >> reporter: beth russell runs a n.o.a.a. exhibit called science on a sphere which can present massive
out for them. this is something we saw after hurricane katrina after multiple walsh damages in this country. you tend to see cars make their way back out into the supply. you have to be vigilante about it. you can check for the car's vin number. there are experiences and i've talked to people who bought cars where inside the car they found two different vin numbers. that's a dead giveaway that you're dealing with a car that more than likely has been in an accident or faced water damage. go to carfax.com to check these things. you can check for water in the head lights and check for corrosion. that's a dead giveaway there was sea water involved in hurricane sandy and that's a corrosive item. >> if you think i can get a refurbished car for a good deal. >> not a good deal. corrosion inside your engine, it will eventually prevent your engine from running. >> because of the saltwater >> sea water is corrosive and wreaks havoc on the engine among multiple other parts. if you can prevent from driving that type of car that's what you want going forward. >> does insurance cover water
. that is all right. i think we are aiming at the wrong target. during hurricane katrina we saw what corporations were pushing our government to do, to drop affirmative action standards, to relax immigration requirements so the corporation could go to mexico, and as far as way as thailand to bring in workers, and pay them less and go past american workers. i think we ned to look at the policies that are being driven by the corporations that enable these workers to -- that are getting these workers into the united states so they can work for wages. many corporations are paying workers substandard -- they are not able to afford healthcare. there is something else going on here. i'm not a con conspiracy cyst but i want to know what else is going on beyond this. >> i know the corporations don't make the law, we make the law. i know that it's the obama administration that is promoting welfare use and benefits use by immigrants. we are talking about legal immigrants. the whole premise of coming here is to get away from need, to make something out of yourself. there is also something else t
make sandy the second most expensive storm ever after katrina. >> incredible. time to show you this morning's headlines. the jerusalem post says united nations is calling for restraint after israel fired a warning shot at syrian troops. it was retaliation for a mortar round that landed near an israel military post. the mortar was not aimed at their position but they want to make sure syria's violence doesn't spill across the border. >> britain's "guardian" said venice is getting the worse flooding ever. the flood surge which is five feet above-normal was triggered by weekend storms. it's the worse case of flooding in the last 140 years. >> "usa today" reports on a near record wildfire season in the united states so far this year the total number of acres burned is more than 9 million. roughly the size of massachusetts and connecticut combined. >> britain's telegraph reports paul mccartney and his wife avoid a helicopter crash by two feet. new details came out from an incident in may. it almost crashed into tr >> this national weather report sponsored by macy's. >>> who is paula
by the storm. vollnteers saa their city got help after katrina... and now they're paying it forwarr. "the ain reason we're here is because we knew how people came to new orleans and a lot of that was new yyrk fireeighters. it was a big and helped theer ellow y came firefighters, helped feed us and do things so aa soon as we had the opportunity to come up, we jumped on the trrck, came up and startee coooing jam. jambalaya."saany s reeponsibll for at east 1-hundred-13 deaths... 43 in new yorkkcity alone. pfficials will gathee at a ceremony today... onoring veterans in altimore. baltimore.lieutenant governor anttony brown and mayor steppanie rawlings-blake are among those scheduled to attend..he cerrmony will be &pheld in the war memorial plaz at 9 a-m... following the &pannual veterans marcc. receives an unussal gift... from a small town in italy. italy."acqua-lagna"... which is known for its truffles... gavv himma white truffle... weighing more than 2-and-aa half pounds. it'' worth presidenn obama isn't the only president to receive a gift like this.back in the truman received a spe
on the region is $50 billion putting it only behind hurricane katrina at the costliest storm ever to hit the u.s. wow. >>> authorities in indianapolis are trying to figure out what caused this massive explosion that killed two people and damaged or destroyed dozens of homes. just got to see the video. happened late saturday when two houses next to each other simply blew up. >> most people text me from far away. not that they heard it, they felt it. it's a concussion. >> yeah. we thought maybe a truck had run in to our house and then i thought earth quick and came down stairs and saw the glass shattered and thought did someone shoot out our window and then outside you could see the foir. >> wow. some residents were able to return to their homes but more than two dozen may be uninhabitable. >>> after 50 years, james bond is still setting records. the action thriller "sky fall" debuting over the weekend posted the biggest box office open ever for the series. it massed $70.8 million in the first 3 days. daniel craig is 007 and wolf blitzer plays who else? himself. >> played that role of wolf blitz
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